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Paris Mysteries & Legends Free Tour

As you'll discover on our Paris Mysteries & Legends Free Tour, Paris is much more than just the City of Love. This city's countless squares and alleyways have witnessed murder, plagues, war and corruption, and you'll learn all about this darker side of Paris on our tour. 

Mysteries of Paris
Notre Dame from the Seine
Hôtel de Ville
Fontaine des Innocents
Palais de Justice

Paris Mysteries & Legends Free Tour

The tour will take us on a journey through Paris' historic centre. One of our stops will be the Notre Dame Cathedral. Although nowadays Paris is famous for its culture, art, fashion and romance, this was not always the case. You'll find out about the Alchemy of Notre Dame, and more legends about the devils and gargoyles. 

We'll learn about the legend of the barber and the baker of Rue Chanoinesse, and discover the origins of Paris' Catacombs. You'll be glad to hear that this tour takes place at dusk, the ideal time to relive these legends and bring them to light. 

Other places we'll visit include the Saint Jacques Tower, the Hôtel de Ville (the Paris Town Hall), La Cociergerie,  and Rue chat qui peche. You'll also learn about the history of Nicholas Flamel.

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Price

Free tours do not have a fixed price, rather each person offers the guide the amount they consider appropriate, depending on their level of satisfaction.

A minimum of 2 people is required to book the activity.

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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

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Duration

2 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

Included

English speaking guide

Outside view of the important monuments

Not included

Entrance to museums and monuments

When to book?

You can book up until 1 hour before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible. This must be indicated in the reservation.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.

Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Free!

Free cancellation

If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.

Meeting point

Place Saint Michel